Once your site is certified, you will need to make sure it is maintained.
Make a plan of what needs to be done and by whom. Your habitat will need watering, weeding, and other maintenance throughout the summer and following school year. Also include sustainable gardening practices in your maintenance plan.
Custodial staff may help but most projects should include students, parents, educators and community members. Plan some planting and maintenance days or make a schedule for regular volunteers, especially in summer when people tend to go on vacation.
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